Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Cucumber skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cucumber over the 6 months to 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 147 107
Rank change year-on-year +3 -40 +49
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 31 10 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.99% 0.40% 1.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.42% 2.27% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 46
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -7.51%
10th Percentile £32,100 £28,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £74,000 £42,600 £46,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.84%

Cucumber is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 701 441 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 22.46% 17.80% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 492 338 423
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,100 £24,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Cheshire

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cucumber in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Cucumber in Cheshire

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Cheshire

Cucumber
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +1 9 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Knutsford -10 9 £70,000 +53.85% 1
Wilmslow +10 2 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Warrington -1 2 £37,500 +53.06%
Macclesfield - 2 £37,500 -
Cucumber
North West

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 24 (77.42%) Java
2 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (51.61%) Test Automation
3 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
4 15 (48.39%) Spring
4 15 (48.39%) Selenium
5 13 (41.94%) MongoDB
6 12 (38.71%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (38.71%) MySQL
6 12 (38.71%) JUnit
6 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
7 11 (35.48%) Node.js
7 11 (35.48%) CSS
7 11 (35.48%) HTML
7 11 (35.48%) Tomcat
8 10 (32.26%) AngularJS
9 9 (29.03%) SDLC
9 9 (29.03%) Linux
9 9 (29.03%) SQL
9 9 (29.03%) Marketing
10 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
10 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
10 8 (25.81%) Web Services
10 8 (25.81%) Gherkin
11 7 (22.58%) Gradle
11 7 (22.58%) DevOps
12 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
12 6 (19.35%) Scrum
13 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
13 5 (16.13%) Advertising

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (35.48%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.68%) JBoss
2 3 (9.68%) Jetty
2 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.23%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (9.68%) npm
2 3 (9.68%) OpenShift
2 3 (9.68%) Serverless
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (3.23%) GitHub
3 1 (3.23%) Route 53
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) MongoDB
2 12 (38.71%) MySQL
3 5 (16.13%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (9.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (9.68%) MariaDB
4 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
4 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.23%) Big Data
5 1 (3.23%) DB2
5 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Selenium
2 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
2 12 (38.71%) JUnit
3 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
4 7 (22.58%) Gradle
5 5 (16.13%) Liquibase
6 4 (12.90%) HP UFT
7 3 (9.68%) FitNesse
7 3 (9.68%) Geb
7 3 (9.68%) Maven
8 2 (6.45%) JMeter
8 2 (6.45%) LoadRunner
8 2 (6.45%) NUnit
8 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
8 2 (6.45%) TestNG
8 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
9 1 (3.23%) Mockito
9 1 (3.23%) Ranorex
General
1 9 (29.03%) Marketing
2 5 (16.13%) Advertising
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Finance
4 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
4 3 (9.68%) Law
5 2 (6.45%) Games
5 2 (6.45%) Legal
6 1 (3.23%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Tester
5 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Software Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) Spring
2 11 (35.48%) CSS
2 11 (35.48%) HTML
2 11 (35.48%) Node.js
3 10 (32.26%) AngularJS
4 8 (25.81%) Gherkin
4 8 (25.81%) Web Services
5 5 (16.13%) Guava
5 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
5 5 (16.13%) jQuery
6 4 (12.90%) REST
6 4 (12.90%) SOAP
7 3 (9.68%) J2EE
7 3 (9.68%) Java EE
7 3 (9.68%) JSP
7 3 (9.68%) RESTful
7 3 (9.68%) RxJava
7 3 (9.68%) Servlets
7 3 (9.68%) XML
7 3 (9.68%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.23%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) CentOS
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (51.61%) Test Automation
3 9 (29.03%) SDLC
4 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
5 7 (22.58%) DevOps
6 6 (19.35%) Scrum
6 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
7 5 (16.13%) BDD
7 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (16.13%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (16.13%) TDD
8 4 (12.90%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (12.90%) Microservices
8 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
8 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.90%) Web Development
9 3 (9.68%) MVC
9 3 (9.68%) Pair Programming
9 3 (9.68%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) Java
2 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
3 9 (29.03%) SQL
4 5 (16.13%) Java 8
5 4 (12.90%) PHP
5 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.45%) C#
6 2 (6.45%) Groovy
6 2 (6.45%) Perl
6 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.23%) COBOL
7 1 (3.23%) JCL
7 1 (3.23%) Python
7 1 (3.23%) REXX
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.23%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Kubernetes
2 3 (9.68%) Ansible
2 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.68%) Terraform
3 1 (3.23%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Splunk
3 2 (6.45%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) Syncsort